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Hi, about 10 days ago i got really sick. i had a really high fever, ranging from over 102 down to 99, white spots in my throat, the lymph nodes on the right side of my throat were blown up, i had no appetite, for four days and then the symptoms started to

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Dr. Forrest Jones
Family Medicine
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In brief: Strep throat

Your symptoms sound a lot like acute Streprococcal pharyngitis ("Strep throat").
You need throat culture to confirm the diagnosis. Antibiotics at this late date won't shorten your sickness, but will help prevent acute rheumatic fever from the Strep throat, & subsequent rheumatic heart disease. Do see your clinician. Hope that helps.

In brief: Strep throat

Your symptoms sound a lot like acute Streprococcal pharyngitis ("Strep throat").
You need throat culture to confirm the diagnosis. Antibiotics at this late date won't shorten your sickness, but will help prevent acute rheumatic fever from the Strep throat, & subsequent rheumatic heart disease. Do see your clinician. Hope that helps.
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